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is the first band to christen the new Chase Center in , a fairly large arena that will play host to a ton of new shows in the area right on the waterfront in the city. Typically shows would be over in at Oracle Arena or down in the ’s Silicon Valley, which wasn’t super easy for tons of people to get to. This new venue could be great for the city , but time will tell if the city adopts it wholeheartedly.

And last, was the first band to get to test the full sonic range of the new venue their S&M² show.

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Here are some video highlights from the show…

Metallica S&M² - Master of Puppets [ w/ Orchestra] - 9.6.2019 - Chase Center -

Metallica S&M² - The Ecstasy of Gold + Call of Ktulu [ w/ Orchestra] - 9.6.2019 - San Francisco

Metallica S&M² - All Within My Hands [Live Debut w/ Orchestra] - 9.6.2019 - San Francisco

No Leaf Clover - Metallica (S&M2)

Enter Sandman - Metallica (S&M2)

Here’s what Rolling Stone said about the show:

So watching Metallica play around 75 more musicians than usual at the concert seemed like proof that size matters when it comes to hard rock and heavy metal. Of course, they had proved that the first time two decades ago — and the Moody Blues and proved it half a century ago when they were among the first groups to team up with orchestras — but in the cavernous Chase Center, Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony proved they can fill the room with sound.

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